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British Somaliland


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  • Variants

    • Somaliland, British
    • Somaliland Protectorate
    • British Somaliland Protectorate
    • Somali Protectorate
    • British Somaliland Military Administration
    • British Military Administration, British Somaliland
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Somalia
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Hargeysa (Woqooyi Galbeed, Somalia)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Berbera (Somalia)
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  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Somaliland, British
  • Sources

    • found: Somaliland news (London, England). Somaliland news, Sept. 1996:t.p. (Somaliland; Republic of Somaliland) p. 2 (Somaliland withdrew from the union of Somalia and reinstated its independence on 18 May 1991; Somaliland is a single entity comprising all the clans of the former British Protectorate)
    • found: Somaliland on the Web, Somaliland Sovereignty manifesto, via WWW, Aug. 12, 1999(On May 18, 1991, the leaders of the former British Somaliland unanimously agreed to separate and reclaim their old country as the Republic of Somaliland)
    • found: Annual report by the Military Governor 1943:cover (British Somaliland. Military Administration) t.p. (British Military Administration) p.7 (Somaliland first became a British Protectorate in 1885) p.9 (the Government of British Somaliland was for many years centred on Berbera) p.10 (British Somaliland was very suddenly evacuated in August 1940 and it was occupied by the Italians for eight months); 1944: t.p. (British Military Administration, British Somaliland)
    • found: Annual report of the Military Administration 1945:t.p. (British Somaliland Protectorate)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 10 June 2014(British Somaliland; a British protectorate in present-day northwestern Somalia; from 1940 to 1941, it was occupied by the Italians and was part of Italian East Africa; the protectorate briefly obtained independence on 26 June 1960 as the State of Somaliland before uniting as scheduled with the Trust Territory of Somalia (the former Italian Somaliland) to form the Somali Republic on 1 July 1960); under Italian Somaliland (during the Second World War, Britain occupied Italian Somaliland and militarily administered the territory as well as British Somaliland)
    • found: Britannica Academic edition website, viewed 10 June 2014under Hargeysa (also spelled Hargeisa, the capital of the Republic of Somaliland; originally the summer capital of former British Somaliland, of which it became the permanent administrative centre in 1941)
  • Change Notes

    • 1983-11-10: new
    • 2014-06-11: revised
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